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An All-American Story

Advantages: It's a captivating Meg Cabot Book
Disadvantages: some people don't like Meg Cabot I AM SHOCKED!

I bet you anything you were expecting yet another review on a book by Meg Cabot, I was thinking that it would have taken me a lot longer to finally finish the books before this book and this book as well, but somehow I'm flying through my recent book, I t ...

Jonni_boi 23.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of All American Girl - Meg Cabot

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All American Girl

Advantages: Not bad teen fiction
Disadvantages: Silly in places, pointless sub plots

All American Girl is a book by Meg Cabot aimed at young girls. The book was published by Macmillan Children's Books in 2002 and has a RRP of £5.99. It is 232 pages long. ISBN 0-330-41555-7 90100 The main character is Samantha (Sam) Madison. Sam lives ...

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Review of All American Girl - Meg Cabot

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Painting faces? How to avoid disastrous results!

Advantages: Easy to follow
Disadvantages: No spiderman!

...Face Painting is always popular at school fairs and parties, most children absolutely love having their faces done. This book is a great introduction to face painting for the complete beginner but also has quite a lot to offer to more experienced face pai ...

azana 07.07.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Usborne Book of Face Painting - Chris Caudron, Caro Childs

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Look Out! There's a shark in the park!

Advantages: good early readers
Disadvantages: neef more guidance

There has been a lot in the news over the last couple of years about the best ways to teach reading, and it seems that we are always hearing about phonics, and particularly the need for schools to teach synthetic phonics. As my daughter is now four, but w ...

kingfisher111 06.09.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Hen's Pens (Usborne Phonic Readers) - Phil Roxbee Cox

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Ten pens for hen

Advantages: Great for practising reading skills
Disadvantages: The flaps are great but it is a paper book so could get ripped

...Description This book is another one of the great phonic readers series by Usborne books. Hen's Pens is written by by Phil Roxbee Cox and illustrated by Stephen Cartwright. Within this series there are 12 books. They each retail at £4.99 or you can p ...

nicolaxx74 30.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Hen's Pens (Usborne Phonic Readers) - Phil Roxbee Cox

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